Category Archives: Cancer

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Celebrating Milestones in Local Clinical Trials

By Cancer Foundation on April 5 / 2018

[ Cancer, Clinical Trials, News, Research ]

The Cancer Foundation celebrates a grant to the Clinical Trials Office in 2016. For over a decade, the Cancer Foundation has been one…

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Preparing for a Medical Appointment

By Bonney Elliott on February 5 / 2018

[ Cancer, Cancer Coaching, Caregivers ]

As a Cancer Coach, I work with people living with cancer and their loved ones to regain a sense of control after a diagnosis of cancer. A frequent…

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World Cancer Day: We Can Improve Access to Care

By Linda Eagen on February 2 / 2018

[ Cancer, Cancer Coaching, News ]

Today, February 4, is World Cancer Day, an annual event raising awareness about the disease, and advocating for positive change in the…

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Caring for A Loved One With Cancer

By Patricia Barrett-Robillard on January 3 / 2018

[ Cancer, Cancer Coaching, Caregivers, Families ]

If you are a caregiver, you probably know that caring for a loved one can be very overwhelming and stressful at times.  Caregivers often report…

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What are you hoping for this holiday season?

By Bonney Elliott on December 13 / 2017

[ Cancer, Cancer Coaching, Caregivers, Families ]

As a cancer coach, I listen to the hopes and dreams of people living with cancer and their families. Hope means different things to different…

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Holiday Gifts That Give Back

By Cancer Foundation on December 5 / 2017

[ Cancer, Cancer Coaching, Families, Nutrition, Recipes ]

If you’re looking for do-good gifts that say “I care”, you can champion the cause for cancer all while providing a great gift for your loved…

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Feeling happier in spite of cancer, thanks to YOU

By Cancer Foundation on October 5 / 2017

[ Cancer, Cancer Coaching ]

Wouldn’t that be a positive change? And for the thirteen women who participated in the After the Bell: Nature Retreat,…

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How Our Community Came to Battle Cancer with the Blues

By Cancer Foundation on September 11 / 2017

[ Cancer, Cancer Coaching, Events, Families, News ]

There’s much more to this special music gala than two hardworking high school students trying to make a difference in their community. Mary…

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Two Day Nature Retreat for Women who Completed Cancer Treatment

By Cancer Foundation on September 7 / 2017

[ Cancer, Cancer Coaching, Events ]

It’s called the ‘After the Bell nature retreat’ and it takes place Fri Sept 22 – Sat Sept 23 2017 The Cancer Foundation…

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Introducing the Cookes: a family of Cancer Champions

By Cancer Foundation on August 9 / 2017

[ Cancer, Events, Families ]

And that’s exactly what the Cooke family is doing. After a recent brain cancer diagnosis in their family, the Cookes got involved with the Ottawa…